May The Fourth Be With You: New Ongoing ‘Doctor Aphra’ #1 Hits The Net As A Digital First From Marvel

by Olly MacNamee
Cover by Valentina Remenar

Set in the time after The Empire Strikes Back – with is appropriate given the regular Star Wars series is also following this era now too – Doctor Aphra is back j a new ongoing from Marvel Comics. But, with no news comics from Marvel for a few more weeks, they’ve decided to release it today as a digital edition with a printed floppy copy coming soon after on May 27th. But then, May the 27th Be With You just doesn’t work, does it? From writer Alyssa Wong and artist Marika Cresta with a cover by Valentina Remenar here’s a preview of today’s debut issue:

NEW CREW, NEW MISSION! With the Rebel Alliance back on the run after their defeat at the Battle of Hoth, it’s never been a more dangerous time for outlaws, scoundrels and the errant rogue archaeologist to make their way in the galaxy. But after a string of bad luck and near escapes, DOCTOR APHRA is back on the job! She’s been keeping a low profile – jobs are scarce and credits scarcer. But the promise of the score of a lifetime is a chance too good for her to pass up. And to find the cursed RINGS OF VAALE, Aphra will need a crew of treasure hunters the likes of which the galaxy has never seen before! But RONEN TAGGE, heir to the powerful Tagge family, also has his eyes on the prize. Do Aphra and her team stand a chance at fortune and glory?


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